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Tampa History Cruise
"With 4000 years of people living in Tampa on this cruise you will learn about how this this city grew from a Spanish outpost to the fastest growing city in Florida. This tour takes you step by step through the evolution of the city and as you cruise along the waters the history unfolds all around you. Your guides will divulge little known facts about this city and share them with you. Many locals have said ""I have lived here all my life and never knew that about Tampa!"" When you leave this tour you will know more than locals! Learn more than you image possible about Pirates and their history in Tampa. See the Pirate ship “Gabriella” up close and be sure to ask your guide ""what's a Pirate beard in Tampa?"" You will be surprised at the a"""One of the most picturesque harbors in Florida
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Tampa Bay CityPASS
"Head to any of the included attractions to redeem your voucher and receive your CityPASS booklet. Each ticket booklet is packed with useful information about the attractions including hours of operation transport options and contact details — plus insider tips to help you make the most of your time in Tampa Bay. At each attraction simply present your ticket booklet and gain admission without having to wait in tedious ticketing lines. Your pass is good for nine days after activation so you'll have plenty of time to explore all the included sights (see Itinerary for a complete list)"""See the best of Florida's west coast with the Tampa Bay CityPASS! Save time and money with your CityPASS which allows you to skip long ticket lines at Tampa Bay's premier attractions. Explore sights at your own pace including Busch Gardens Tampa
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Tampa Bay CityPASS
"Head to any of the included attractions to redeem your voucher and receive your CityPASS booklet. Each ticket booklet is packed with useful information about the attractions including hours of operation transport options and contact details — plus insider tips to help you make the most of your time in Tampa Bay. At each attraction simply present your ticket booklet and gain admission without having to wait in tedious ticketing lines. Your pass is good for nine days after activation so you'll have plenty of time to explore all the included sights (see Itinerary for a complete list)"""See the best of Florida's west coast with the Tampa Bay CityPASS! Save time and money with your CityPASS which allows you to skip long ticket lines at Tampa Bay's premier attractions. Explore sights at your own pace including Busch Gardens Tampa
From $99.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Tampa

Disney and Associated Orlando Activities

Depending where you are in Tampa - Disney and its various resorts are 1 to 2 hours away and offers a wide variety of different entertainment options including:1) Walt Disney World 2) EPCOT Center at...
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tampa_shawn
Feb 07, 2007

Boat Cruises

There are a variety of boat cruises in the Tampa area including:1) Captain Memo's Pirate Cruise2) Little Toot Dolphin Watching Cruises 3) Gambling cruises4) Dinner cruisesThe location, cost and exact...
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tampa_shawn
Feb 07, 2007

Pier 60

A nice day trip or stopHas some great shopping (mostly touristy but still fun) and restaurants.Especially fun around sun-set (2 hours before till 2 hours after), where like in Key West, their is a...
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tampa_shawn
Feb 07, 2007

Florida Everglades National Park

An amazing day trip - although I don't recommend doing it in the summer (heat and bugs).The Everglades is world renouned 1,506,539 acres (third largest park in the National Park System) "river of...
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tampa_shawn
Feb 07, 2007

Louis Del Favero Orchids

Not a "tourist" activity per say but if you love Orchids this is the place to visit and purchase some plants. A hidden gem.6601 Grant RoadNW Hillsborough just east if the Veterans. Vetrans exit 9 to...
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tampa_shawn
Feb 07, 2007

Take a Hot Air Balloon Ride

If you haven't been up in a hot Air Balloon it is a must. Prices when I looked last were as follows:The Adventure - (Includes champagne toast and full sit-down breakfast): $185.00 per person (plus...
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tampa_shawn
Dec 08, 2006
 
 
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Take Flight in a Stunt Plane

This is a non profit organization that offers flights in restored aircraft including a T-6 Texan and an Open cockpit stearman biplaneThey provide flying lessons, quiet flights or breath-taking...
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tampa_shawn
Dec 08, 2006

Express Boat to Key West

This express boat actually leaves from Ft Myers Beach but is one of the best ways to get to Key West (most of the roads through the keys are one lane and traffic often backs up)The shuttle takes just...
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tampa_shawn
Dec 08, 2006

The cove apartments pool on Westshore

This pool which is located in an apartment complex directly behind the Green Iguana on Westshore is one of the best places to watch a sunset on the Tampa side of the bay. The best time I have seen a...
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ERiger
Jun 10, 2006

Lettuce Lake Park

This is a little-known, secluded park in North Tampa. There is a boardwalk and a lake. Nice place to stroll or skate. You can also host parties/barbeques. Look at the website for photos from this...
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sumit_b
Aug 20, 2005

Hillsborough River State Park

My encounters with the Hillsborough River State Park have always been really good experiences. For one, the scenery is really beautiful - cypress forests and (mostly) native vegetation.You can camp...
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sarahjayn
May 21, 2005

a rocky redneck party

And also as mentioned previously, the rest of the 13 mile long strip of Courtney Campbell Causeway is covered in rocky beaches. Not ideal for swimming because you'll cut your feet. It's a great place...
arasnosliw
Jan 19, 2005

redneck beaches

The 13 mile Courtney Campbell Causeway may be the last place you thought of to go to the beach, especially since the narrow beaches stretch alongside the highway. Not the most idyllic, peaceful of...
arasnosliw
Jan 19, 2005

sunburn your redneck face

Like I have just mentioned, locals love to make fun of the Courtney Campbell Causeway beach, aka the redneck beach. I can't complain, Ben T. Davis beach is really quite accessible, and it's not like...
arasnosliw
Jan 19, 2005

Top Hotels in Tampa

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4200 Jim Walter Blvd., Tampa, Florida, 33607, United States
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700 South Florida Ave, Tampa, Florida, 33602, United States
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8210 Hidden River Parkway, Tampa, Florida, 33637, United States
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700 N. Westshore Blvd., Tampa, Florida, 33609, United States
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2506 N. Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, Florida, 33607, United States
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4811 West Main Street, (Formerly "AmeriSuites"), Tampa, Florida, 33607, United States
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Top Things to Do in Tampa

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Busch Gardens

it was a very nice visit, at least it started like that. We went there and bought 3 visits entrance, by 4 adults and 2 kids. It was a nice experience, the train,Xmass events were all nice...until we...
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Ybor City

When you are visiting Tampa, hop onto the tram at Channelside to Ybor city (advised in the daytime) Once there, walk around the old cigar factory area, wander into antique stores, and enjoy the...
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Lowry Park Zoo

Lowry Park Zoo covers an area of 56 acres and is quite a manageable size to walk around. We went when it was not too hot but it might be more uncomfortable on a hot sunny day as there is limited...
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Aquarium

Florida Aquarium The Florida Aquarium features various underwater creatures, like rays, sea turtles, sea dragons, coral, and various fish species. It also has a giant octopus, although that exhibit...
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Downtown

This is such a cute walking area- complete with a monthly art/fresh market! Love exploring the stores, including Francesca's boutique, the nearby Pottery barn and more local stores like handmade...
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Bayshore

Bayshore is one of the most beautiful and popular areas of Tampa. This wide Boulevard with a grass median is popular through all hours of the day for joggers, bicyclists, walkers, fishermen, and...
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"Tampa Florida"
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sarahjayn

"Yup, this is Tampa."
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tafurojo

"Tampa"
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"tampa florida"
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Ewingjr98

"Pine covered sand flats and a one-track railroad"
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